Tamil Nadu Legislature

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Tamil Nadu Legislature
தமிழ்நாடு சட்டமன்றம்
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Seats 234
Political groups
AIADMK (135)
DMK (89)
INC (8)
IUML (1)
Vacant (1)
Last election
16 May 2016
Meeting place
Fort St. George, Chennai 2.jpg
Fort St. George, Tamil Nadu Legislature Hall
The Assembly was established in 1937 for the Madras Presidency. The Presidency became Madras State in the Republic of India in 1950; Madras State in its current state was formed in 1956 and renamed as Tamil Nadu on 14 January 1969

The Tamil Nadu Legislature is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The Legislature is composed of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly and the Governor of Tamil Nadu

Until 1986, the Tamil Nadu Legislature was a bicameral legislature consisting of the

In 2010, the erstwhile Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Government took steps to revive the Tamil Nadu Legislative Council and convert the legislature back into a bicameral one, but the administration left power during this time and was unable to continue. The present All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Government has expressed its intent not to revive the Tamil Nadu Legislative Council.


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